Pain Plays Starring Roll in Menopause Awareness Month

October 3, 2022

Starting in 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Menopause Society (IMS) designated October as World Menopause Awareness Month. Raising awareness of the support options available for improving health and well-being associated with menopause are goal of IMS. Pain & Menopause Many women going through menopause may not only experience night sweats, hot flashes and […]

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Top Ten Ways to Reduce Lower Back Pain

September 19, 2022

Did you know that 80% of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their life? It is a common cause of job-related disability with both men and women equally affected by pain which ranges from dull, continual aches to abrupt, harsh sensations that can leave the person debilitated. What causes lower back pain? […]

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September is Pain Awareness Month

September 5, 2022

National Pain Awareness Month is observed in September every year. Pain professionals and activists from all around the country get together to raise awareness about problems connected to chronic pain during this month. What You Need to Know Nearly 100 million Americans experience chronic pain —more than those who have diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is […]

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Walking for Fitness

August 29, 2022

Walking is a form of cardiovascular physical activity, which increases your heart rate, improves blood flow and can lower blood pressure. Walking regularly helps to boost energy levels by releasing endorphins and delivering oxygen throughout the body. “Walking is for all levels in the fitness journey. You can do it anywhere, from marching in place while […]

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Swimming for Fitness & Pain Relief

August 15, 2022

Swimming is an ideal low impact aerobic conditioning exercise that is easy on the back and supportive for the spine. Unlike running, swimming causes very little impact on your spine structures as water supports your body and relieves stress all over your body and relieving painful pressure. Swim for Pain Relief All of us who […]

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Best Outdoor Exercises for Pain Relief

August 1, 2022

During the warmer summer months, trading an indoor gym workout for the great outdoors is very appealing. Fortunately, there are many ways to stay active outdoors — with or without equipment. “Exercise is an integral part of the rehabilitation of patients suffering a variety of chronic musculoskeletal conditions, such as fibromyalgia, chronic low back pain […]

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Reduce Summer Pain

July 18, 2022

Heat and humidity affect people with chronic pain because some people with these conditions have difficulty regulating their system with extreme changes of temperature and moisture in the air. Some tips on how to reduce chronic pain during the summer months: Keep Cool Fluctuations in temperature can trigger joint pain and extreme shifts can put additional […]

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Becoming ‘Independent’ from Pain

July 4, 2022

Today is July 4th which represents our country’s independence.  Becoming ‘independent’ from pain is something pain sufferers battle with each and every day.  Salonpas connected with leading physicians, physical therapists and specialists for their advice on becoming ‘independent’ from pain.  No surprise that adding physical movement to your day is the # tip from the […]

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Reducing Neck Pain: Evaluate & Treat

June 20, 2022

A stiff neck is relatively common in today’s society, especially among people who sit at a desk in front of computers all day. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 20 percent of adults have experienced neck pain in the past three months. In many cases, you can loosen up your […]

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Role of Physical Therapy in Reducing Pain

June 6, 2022

Interview with Dave Endres, Physical Therapist and Co-Founder of SPEAR in New York City After graduating from Touro College, Dave worked for the Board of Education where he treated children with severe physical disabilities and gained extensive experience in an outpatient physical therapy setting.  Dave realized that helping children and adults eliminate or greatly reduce […]

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